Award-Winning Criminal Defense Attorney
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Over 40 Years of Experience in Criminal Defense Providing a Deep Understanding of Our Local Justice System.

Why Hire the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk?

Trust in an AV®-Rated Lawyer with 40+ Years of Experience

If you have been charged with a serious criminal offense in Long Beach, CA, you will want experienced legal counsel on your side. Why take the risk of hiring a public defender when your future, your freedom and your reputation are on the line? Rather, you should be acting quickly to retain the help of a Long Beach criminal defense attorney from the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk.

Not only does our firm offer more than four decades of experience, but we are backed by an impressive track record of success. Not to mention, Mr. Matsuk has been recognized by organizations like the Long Beach Bar Association, Super Lawyers® and Martindale-Hubbell®, from which he received a coveted AV Preeminent™ rating.

Some of Leonard Matsuk's most notable accomplishments include:

  • Named "Lawyer of the Year" by the Long Beach Bar Association
  • Included on the Southern California Super Lawyers® list (2004 & 2005)
  • Received an AV Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Successfully defended hundreds of clients over the last 40+ years

Leonard Matsuk has Argued Over 200 Bench Trials & 100 Jury Trials

You may be surprised to learn that many defense lawyers have never even tried a jury trial; Attorney Leonard Matsuk has argued over 100 cases to a jury and approximately 200 to a court. Throughout the 40+ years that he has been defending clients in Long Beach, CA, he has also become intimately familiar with the court system, as well as the local judges, clerks and prosecutors. For this reason, you can trust that your case will be in capable hands when you turn to the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk for an aggressive defense. Whether you have been arrested for DUI or accused of committing a sex crime, our firm is prepared to fight for you.

Schedule Your Free Initial Consultation Today: (562) 375-4834

After an arrest, timely action is crucial. For this reason, we encourage you to take the first step today by scheduling a free initial consultation with our Long Beach criminal defense attorney. All you have to do is contact our office at (562) 375-4834 to request your free, initial consultation. From there, our team can get started on building an effective legal strategy against your criminal charges. We have already defended hundreds of clients in the Greater Long Beach Area—including Norwalk, Downey, Bellflower, Compton and Orange County—so you can trust that our firm will be able to provide you with the experienced legal representation that you deserve.

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Our Victories

Take a look at our most recent wins!
  • Informal Probation Client Accused of Attempting to Carry a Gun on an Aircraft
  • No Jail Time or Probation Client Arrested for Fraud in Federal Sting Operation
  • Charges Reduced Client Charged in Federal Court with Multiple Counts of Drug Sales
  • No Time in Custody & No Probation Client Charged with Conspiring to Sell Marijuana
  • Case Dismissed Client Charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Battery on a Police Officer
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Child Endangerment
  • Not Guilty Client Charged with Robbery After Police Chase
  • Not Guilty Client Accused of Assaulting a Victim Inside Their Home
  • Case Dismissed Father of Three Accused of Child Abuse

Our Testimonials

Hear from our former clients about their experience with the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk. We are proud to protect the rights of the accused and be their trusted advocates in their time of need. Experienced and knowledgeable in a wide range of case types, we are prepared to defend you.
  • “Truly the best Attorney”


  • “I would recommend him to my family and closest friends.”


  • “You have been amazing through this process”


  • “One of the best lawyers in California!”

    Former Client

  • “I will always be grateful for Leonard Matsuk”


  • “I can say thankful the issue was resolved with the BEST possible outcome.”


  • “I would highly recommend Mr. Matsuk.”


  • “We can't Thank Leonard enough!”


  • “Thanks for a job well done.”


  • “Gets the job done!”

    Former Client

  • “Thank you Mr. Matsuk”


  • “Very fast and was kept updated step by step through the processes.”


  • “His expertise is best seen in the courtroom.”


  • “He is indeed one of a kind!”


  • “Satisfied client!”


Charged With a Crime?

  1. Personal attention. Mr. Matsuk personally handles every case and both him and his staff are available to our clients. Phone calls are returned promptly.
  2. Selective practice. We do not run a client mill - every case is important to us and we limit our caseload so that every client can get priority attention.
  3. Mr. Matsuk understands the stakes. Many of our clients are in the fight of their lives--we are with them every step of the way.
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